Malaysia to impose pollution charge on use of plastic bags by 2021

Malaysia to impose pollution charge on use of plastic bags by 2021

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia may introduce a state-enforced pollution charge on plastic bags used in hypermarkets, chain stores and restaurants within three years from 2019, said Minister of Energy, Science and Technology, and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin. Yeo told reporters here on Wednesday, during the launch of the Ministry’s Roadmap Towards Zero Single-use Plastics 2018-2030, […]

Protest rally in Germany denouncing mosque attacks

Protest rally in Germany denouncing mosque attacks

Berlin: A series of attacks on mosques and businesses run by Germans of Turkish origin were condemned in a protest rally held in the northern town of Nordenham over the weekend. Last month the Selimiye Mosque in the town was attacked by unknown assailants who wrote xenophobic slogans on the walls on the house of […]

Incriminating evidence against Nowhera Shaikh: Hyderabad police

Incriminating evidence against Nowhera Shaikh: Hyderabad police

Hyderabad: There are incriminating evidences against Nowhera Shaikh, the Managing Director and CEO of Heera Group of Companies and she has been arrested after a thorough investigation, Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar said while talking to reporters Tuesday. “The Central Crime Station (CCS) detective department has found incriminating evidence against notorious criminal Nowhera Shaikh, Managing Director […]

CVC finds how media firms siphoned, re-routed funds into promoters’ accounts

CVC finds how media firms siphoned, re-routed funds into promoters’ accounts

New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Tuesday made public a detailed report analysing how some media firms submitted inflated and fabricated bills, and siphoned off funds obtained through bank loans to non-existing suppliers and accounts of companies where their own promoters were directors. “The funds disbursed were got transferred from no lien account to […]

AIFF D Licence Concluded at KU

AIFF D Licence Concluded at KU

Srinagar: The six days AIFF D Licence Coaching Course organized by J&K Football Association in collaboration with DPE & Sports, University of Kashmir was successfully completed at University of Kashmir under the AFC Instructor Sajid Yousuf Dar, an official statement issued here said. The course is a  part of Coach Education Program of AIFF which […]

Extending 73rd, 74th amendments direct attack on Art 370: NC

Extending 73rd, 74th amendments direct attack on Art 370: NC

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Thursday termed BJP’s statement of extending 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments to Jammu and Kashmir State a direct attack on Art 370, a statement issued here said. Reacting to the statements made by BJP state President, party General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar said, “It is a calculated attempt […]

Armed struggle has become inevitable for Kashmir resolution: UJC chief

Armed struggle has become inevitable for Kashmir resolution: UJC chief

Srinagar: United Jihad Council (UJC) chief Syed Salahuddin on Thursday said the armed struggle in Kashmir has become inevitable and the only way to break Government of India’s “arrogance” as New Delhi was never interested in the peaceful resolution of Kashmir issue. “The last 71 years are witness that India was never interested in resolving […]

Advisor Ganai stresses on augmenting WSSs, harnessing water resources

Advisor Ganai stresses on augmenting WSSs, harnessing water resources

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai Wednesday called for taking concrete measures to augment the existing water supply schemes (WSSs) to address water scarcity issues and making J&K zero-shortage drinking water state at earliest. The Advisor stated this while reviewing the functioning of Public Health Engineering (PHE) and Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) departments. […]